English Helping Verbs Course

Lesson 12

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In the previous lesson we started going over the verb HAVE.

In this lesson we will continue to do so.


The verb HAVE

Quick note:

In the simple present tense the verb HAVE has these two forms:

  • I, you, we, they => have

  • She, he, it => has

We will use these forms in our examples and exercises.

Now, before going over HAVE as a helping verb, it's important to go over some of its other basic meanings.

In this lesson we will cover a few additional important meanings of the verb HAVE.


The meanings of the verb HAVE:

4. To experience something

I have a lot of fun.

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He has some difficulties. Online Lesson 12

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5. To eat, drink or smoke something

They have some breakfast.

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He has a big sandwich.

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He has a cup of coffee.

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You have a cigarette.

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6. To do some action

He has a look.

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I have long walks.

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They have a talk.

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He has a short nap.

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7. To receive something

I usually have many letters.

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Yes, you can have your racket.

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I want to have some answers from you!

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We have some help from Jane.

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